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How to Be a Social-Impact Storyteller

idealist.org

Storytelling and Social Impact

The ability to tell a compelling and evocative story is a critical part of our work, especially if it is related to creating a social impact.

Communicating with clients, potential donors, bank loan officials, remote co-workers, and supervisors can benefit from effective storytelling.

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  • Ask yourself what is the social impact story you want to tell, its title, main characters and audience. Figure out the desired outcome.
  • Keep your narrative vivid and relatable to the audience, showing them the impact of your work.
  • Ensure your story is linear and has certai...

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One needs the right audience to deliver a good story:

  1. A job interview requires you to use your storytelling skills to highlight your past success in a compelling and confident manner.
  2. A presentation does not have to be facts and figures, but a backdrop of your story, illustr...

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  • Even if public speaking isn’t something that you excel at, you can craft stories, newsletters, emails, blogs, press releases and grant applications.
  • Social media is designed for storytelling, and you can broadcast to a wide audience with Facebook and Instagram.
  • Use an audi...

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